Fashion IllustrationTechnical
Apparel Industry Oriented

This certificate equips students with the skills required for the rapidly changing apparel industry. Technology has been infused into the curriculum with computer-aided design. This training can lead to jobs as designers, assistant designers, pattern makers, production managers, graders and other related positions.

Core Requirements

FASH 100 Principles of Design 3.0
FASH 113 Textiles 3.0
FASH 115 Intermediate Clothing Construction 3.0
FASH 118 Flat Pattern 3.0
FASH 123 Introduction to the Fashion Industry 3.0
FASH 163 Pattern Grading 1.0
FASH 164 Fashion Illustration 3.0
FASH 175 Advanced Illustration 3.0
FASH 178 Computerized Pattern Grading 1.0
FASH 180 Computerized Pattern Design 3.0
FASH 195 Portfolio Development 1.0
Total Core Units 26.5






Student Working

Custom Dressmaking / Small Business

This certificate is designed for students who plan to open a small business and want a more aesthetic couture approach for the business of fashion. This training can lead to jobs as dressmakers, tailors, small designers, alterationists, fashion salespersons, fashion illustrators, manufacturer’s representatives and other related positions.

Core Requirements

FASH 100 Principles of Design 3.0
FASH 111 Techniques of Fit 3.0
FASH 113 Textiles 3.0
FASH 115 Intermediate Clothing Construction 3.0
FASH 116 Tailoring 3.0
FASH 118 Flat Pattern 3.0
FASH 123 Introduction to the Fashion Industry 3.0
FASH 162 Advanced Flat Pattern 3.0
FASH 168 Fashion Draping 3.0
FASH 166 Fashion Entrepreneurship 3.0
FASH 195 Portfolio Development 1.0
CBOT 430 or 431 Computer Applications, Part I or II 1.5
Total Core Units 32.0



Theatre CostumingTheater Costuming
Custom Design/Theater Costuming

This certificate is designed to provide students with an introduction to the costuming industry, including the many types of jobs available in this field, from designing to costume construction and show production. Students learn about historic and theatrical styles, pattern making skills, tailoring and construction skills as well as design and illustration techniques to prepare them for a job in costuming. Students will also have the opportunity to work on actual productions through class work or internships.

Core Requirements

FASH 113 Textiles 3.0
FASH 116 Tailoring 3.0
FASH 150 History of Fashion 3.0
FASH 162 Advanced Flat Pattern 3.0
FASH 164 Fashion Illustration 3.0
FASH 168 Fashion Draping 3.0
FASH 196 Introduction to Theater Costuming 1.0
FASH 197 Historical/Theatrical Costume Dev 3.0
FASH 199 Costuming for Theatrical Production 3.0
or FASH 672 Cooperative Education: Internship
Total Core Units 25.0



Fashion MerchandisingMerchandising
Fashion Merchandising

This certificate provides students with the creative and business skills required to be successful in this expanding field. As the global retail sector grows and diversifies into multiple channels, such as internet and store-based operations, fashion merchandising requires solid analytical, communication and visual skills. The certificate addresses these demands and students will learn design principles, merchandising and analysis to prepare for this industry.

Core Requirements

FASH 100 Principles of Design 3.0
FASH 151 Fashion Merchandising 3.0
FASH 225 Apparel Analysis 3.0
FASH 226 Visual Merchandising and Display 3.0
FASH 228 Fashion Show Production 3.0
BUS. 115 Business Mathematics 3.0
Total Core Units 18.0